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The Summer Isles Bar

Achiltibuie, Achiltibuie IV26 2YG, Scotland
+44 1854 622449
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
2 days ago
“Good pub grub”
2 weeks ago
“A nice little lunch”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Scottish, Bar, International, Contemporary
€€ - €€€
Achiltibuie, Achiltibuie IV26 2YG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived in Achiltibuie late on a Thursday night but hot footed it up to the bar to books table for the following evening. The seating area for meals in the bar is not huge so always book if you can to avoid disappointment. Menu...More

Thank nicolapender
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh crab with 'petite salade' (certainly sounds better than 'small'), which was a blackboard starter, comprised our bar lunch on an impromptu visit, en route to Ullapool. It was the real thing and the bottle of low alcohol 'Nanny State' ale was good too. Pleasant...More

Thank DPJP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here first night of our stay at the hotel. Good real ales and really great food, can recommend the Seafood Platter for two!

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had lunch. It was superb home made tomato soup and freshly made crab salad. Better than anything we had at the Roux Brothers Inver Lodge Hotel. Friendly people and cosy restaurant with views. Also outdoor garden for eating if warmer. The drive from here...More

Thank IsabelMeldrum
Norbert S, Manager at The Summer Isles Bar, responded to this review

Dear IsabelMeldrum, Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are really happy to see that you have enjoyed the food in our bar. We do try to get the ingredients locally sourced as much as possible and everything is...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

As part of the NC500 run, me and 11 friends stayed here one of the nights. The staff were wonderful, the tranquility of the place was second to none, the views utterly amazing. I could not fault this place in anyway. One day I will...More

Thank Lara L
Norbert S, Manager at The Summer Isles Bar, responded to this review

Dear Lara L, Thank you for your lovely review. We are very happy that you and your friends have enjoyed your stay with us. It is definitely an amazing place to be at. Nice to hear that you are planning to return, we do offer...More

Reviewed 2 November 2016

Welcome was great. Food was excellent. Atmosphere very good. Had a great evening. Food was very well cooked and presented and wines available were equally good.

Thank scotsci
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely stay here in the last week of this years current season (Oct 16). Our room (lux double) was very nice with amazing views across the Summer Isles. The bathroom (shower) perhaps a little tired but not in an off putting way....More

Thank Cruicksontour
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous Bar Lunch! Amazing Oysters! The large seafood platter for 2 easily did 3 and its was wonderful value for money. Everything was so fresh...

Thank holidayfiendDalkeith
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We only had lunch in the bar this time but it was very average and a little disappointing - but as we are vegetarian the options are more limited. I guess that with the season over things slow down a bit.

Thank mrandmrsmac
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Bearing in mind that this is supposed to be a top rated establishment to then find that baguettes include some remarkably tasteless cheese and some rather silly crisps this was rather disappointing. But they do have excellent draught beer. Helpful staffMore

Thank Observer2908
Deborah M, Manager at The Summer Isles Bar, responded to this review

Dear Observer2908 Thank you for taking the time to pass on your comments. I am sorry that you did not enjoy the sandwich (I presume you had in the bar) - Scottish Cheddar Cheese seems the obvious choice in this part of the world and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$52
Seafood, British, Scottish, Bar, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Achiltibuie, Achiltibuie IV26 2YG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Achiltibuie
  • Phone Number: +44 1854 622449
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